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  This year MoDG is coming out with their own preschool plans.  When my fourth was 3, there were no preschool plans, so I wrote and used the following plans with the Montessori materials we already owned.  I accidentally deleted those resources when I moved around the navigation.  Someone asked about them.  Here you go! […]

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Creation and the Coming of Life Lessons

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GET THE FULL IMAGE HERE:   http://www.moteaco.com/albums/life.html   I find that if you aren’t going to teach your kids the 4000 year old earth, it’s hard to find a GOD version of the story.  However, Maria Montessori told a great one.  I took the story of creation and coming of life story from www.moteaco.com and adjusted […]

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Composer Timeline Printable

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It just occurred to me that I forgot to post my timeline of composers links and add-ons so that others can do an adding machine tape timeline.  I got the original pictures from here TIME LINE OF COMPOSERS, but they didn’t have all of the ones from the Music Masters sets we use in MODG, so […]

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Adding Machine Tape Cosmic Timeline

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Wow, this was a big project!  I wonder how the Mormon Church would feel about us studying a 4.5 billion year old earth in their parking lot.  Hmmm…  Anyhoodle, It was almost a hundred feet long.  I have made a measurement list for you in case you want your own huge timeline.  The pic below […]

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Composer Timeline for Music Masters

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  There comes a time in a kid’s life when they want to see the big picture of history.  A few months ago, my son hit that stage and spent all day with a ruler, pencil, and some adding machine tape. check it out!

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Neighborhood Tree Map

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In second grade MODG, we do a neighborhood map. But in our house, we took it to a whole ‘nother level.  As a family, we identified all of the trees on our loop and put them on the map.  We traced the image of our lot from the tax assessor’s website to give us a […]

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Tree ID Key and Coloring Pages

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Tree identification can be REALLY involved.  Most keys have over 50 question in the flow chart.  However, I ran into one on about.com that was much shorter and adapted if for our homeschool.  Download below. Tree ID page  Coloring images for each tree, courtesy of Clemson, that we use to make mini books.  They’re already four […]

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Cosmic History Timeline Cards

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Timeline of Life Cards Click on hyperlinks above and below to get all of the images.  I didn’t upload all the pictures to the blog, but you can get them all in the pdf links. Clock of Eras Cards *All images from Kentucky Geological Society. To use this material: Print out all of the clocks […]

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Magnetic Botany/Anatomy Activities

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I use the Maybe Montessori botany puzzles and made (adapted) these: Magnetic botany charts:  seed, root, fruit, stem parts Bird labelling:  I altered the image from this site, here. Whale labelling Labels for all the charts To use this material, I print out a blank picture and the labelled one.  I print out a set of labels and back them […]

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Sense of Smell Anatomy Cards

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Click the pic to get the cards! blackline master below

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Taste Bud Map Cards

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Just click the pics to download! Blackline master for book making below.

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Making Sound Anatomy Cards

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These diagrams were really hard to read.  Tell me if I have something in the wrong place.  Click the pictures to download.

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Parts of the Womb and Baby Development Cards

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My kids are uber-curious about baby development since we had one last year.  I made some cards and blackline master for “parts of the womb” and sequencing cards for baby development.  Just click the pics to download.  Thank you Just Montessori for the idea!

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Printable “Green” Language Cards

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I’ve had these on the site for a while, but I don’t think folks are finding them, so here’s a round up!  I use lots of printables from other’s sites, but there are a few phonograms that I have trouble finding enough works.   So here you go!  you can use Scribd or download the […]

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Rocks and Minerals Expansion Pack

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I put this on the main rock page, but I wanted to notify anyone who was interested that I added a bunch of new classified rock cards, bringing the total up to 51 different cards and a cheat sheet for dividing them into categories.

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Seed Collection Matching

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I am a sucker for a family homeschool collection.  I do rocks, insect models, leaves, and shells.  And as a gardener, I want the kids to know the seeds as well. I already had the cards in the bonus pack from here. I placed a few seeds and the name card in 12 mini-bags I […]

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Rocks and Minerals Classified Cards

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*If you don’t want to use any of the download services I listed, just click the pictures on this page.  We’ve had some confusion.   Here are our classified cards for our rock collection:  SCRIBD (and more in a second file here) or you can click on the images in this post.  I got the images […]

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Local Plant Species Classified Cards

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We use my local species cards almost daily during homeschool.  I decided it was time to do our local plant species.  I used a LOT of pictures from missouriplants.com.  I sent him an email to see if he minded me posting them and I didn’t hear back.  So, until he says something…here you go. Compressed […]

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Mini-Loom for Little Hands

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I picked up this little beauty on ebay for $15.  I have yet to find the company again as the shipping was SO delayed that ebay refunded my purchase a week before the loom actually arrived.  Also, all the instructions were in RUSSIAN.  So, I had to learn to use it on my own.  the […]

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Color: DIY Color Box

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I’ve been trying not to buy Color Box 3 for ages.  I think the layout is SO PRETTY.  But since I couldn’t justify it, I made a DIY version with paint samples from Walmart.  I’m not into taking big piles of free stuff from stores, but this time I made an exception, as I will […]

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